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Media Fellow Alumni: 2019-Global

Alicia Stewart

Alicia Stewart - Boehm Media Fellow

Title/Company: Founder/ Consultant, Alicia W. Stewart Media

Based In: Chicago, IL

Geographic Focus: Global, centering women of color

Areas of Expertise: Journalism, TV Director/Producer, Radio Producer, Media Literacy, Trainer,  Newsroom Leader

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/aliciawstewart

Twitter: @aliciastew

BIOGRAPHY

(All biographical info is from 2019. For latest bio, please visit Fellow’s website, LinkedIn, or other social media profiles).

Alicia Stewart is a media entrepreneur, consultant and speaker. She began her career in broadcast as a reporter/anchor, then worked as television producer and news leader for esteemed networks including PBS, NBC, and CNN. At CNN, she launched Engage, a groundbreaking unit that identified and incorporated under-covered stories into network coverage; as a senior producer for the “In America” documentary unit, and editor of its award-winning blog. Her journalism work has been honored with a Harvard Nieman journalism fellowship, and with a Society for Features Journalism for Excellence in Feature Writing. In 2011, she was part of five co-organizers that re-launched the New York chapter of the Online News Association (ONA), and grew that volunteer community from zero to more than 1500 members in three years, the largest affiliate chapter. She is a frequent speaker who emceed the 2017 Lean Startup Conferences in New York and San Francisco; keynoted Google for Media Conference; and has presented at Harvard University and The London School of Economics and Political Science.

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